Presented by City Parks Alliance
June 18-21, 2022 | Philadelphia, PA

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Presented by City Parks Alliance
June 18-21, 2022 | Philadelphia, PA

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Greater & Greener connects your staff to subject matter experts and provides peer-networking opportunities to inspire cutting-edge thinking and expand their knowledge for enhanced job skills.

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Presented by City Parks Alliance
June 18-21, 2022 | Philadelphia, PA

Health and Safety at Greater & Greener

The health and safety of Greater & Greener participants as it relates to COVID-19 is our first priority.

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Presented by City Parks Alliance
June 18-21, 2022 | Philadelphia, PA

The Philadelphia Parks Story

Philadelphia has a story to tell -- of transformative investment in parks and open spaces. Go behind the scenes of former industrial spaces turned into successful public attractions & meet the innovators who made it happen.

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FAIRMOUNT PARK, PHILADELPHIA, PA

June 18 – 21, 2022

Greater & Greener 2022: Philadelphia, PA

Presented by City Parks Alliance, in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and Fairmount Park Conservancy

The Greater & Greener biennial conference explores how urban parks can be designed, developed, programmed, funded, and sustained to meet the challenges facing 21st-century cities. The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated a national dialogue on the essential role of parks in our cities, and Greater & Greener will continue to lead this conversation by bringing together experts to share lessons, network across sectors, and engage together. Join us for our in-person conference in Philadelphia in June of 2022, with weekend tours, mobile workshops, and breakout sessions.

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    As an exhibitor, you have an opportunity to showcase your products and services at the premier international forum for urban park innovation– only 25 spots!

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    Why Attend?

    Greater & Greener 2022 is an exciting blend of indoor sessions and outdoor experiences that bring the power of parks to life.

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Emerging Issues Facing Today’s Park Professionals

Conference Tracks

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Resilient Cities

The future of our communities depends on our capacity to respond and recover from disasters of various types and the underlying inequities of everyday life.

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Safe, Healthy, Inclusive Communities

Parks, trails, and public spaces are central to people’s physical, mental, and spiritual health.

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Co-Creating Civic Life

Residents, institutional leaders, and government are coming together to ensure public space systems reflect local diversity and adapt to changing community needs.

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Equitable Economic and Community Development

Parks have the power to drive equitable economic and community development for surrounding areas.

Mayors Forum, Greater & Greener 2019

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City Parks Alliance

City Parks Alliance is the only independent, nationwide membership organization dedicated solely to urban parks. Our mission is to engage, educate and nurture a broad-based constituency to support the creation, revitalization and sustainability of parks and green spaces.

We recognize that city parks are integral to ensuring that communities are equitable, healthy, green, and that cities are economically competitive and resilient. Join City Parks Alliance today for discounted registration rates for Greater & Greener, year-round membership benefits, and networking opportunities.

Greater & Greener Sponsors & Supporters

Greater & Greener is a unique opportunity to network with an exceptional audience of key decision-makers from 200+ cities across the country and around the world. Conference support as of 1/21/22. View all sponsors here.

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